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WATCH: The world's oldest restaurant is still using an oven dating back to 1725

Sobrino de Botin was opened in 1725 by French cook Jean Botin and his wife. Later, a nephew took over the restaurant, giving it its present name.

23 May 2018

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With the number restaurants that open and quickly close in Cape Town, it's almost unfathomable to think that the world's first restaurant is still in existence - and thriving. 

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Sobrino de Botin is located in Madrid, Spain and serves traditional Spanish fare like the specialty, roast suckling pig which can serve up to five people! If travelling around the world to eat is a favourite pastime of yours, put this place on your Bucket List! 

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